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    Solid mw addition.

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    Snakerattle, I though we told..... nevermind
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    Not a fan of Akiyama?

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    honestly I havent seen much of him, so I wont say yea or nay just yet
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    I also don't know who this is. You knew him before the UFC signed him?

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    LOL at not knowing who Akiyama is. Seriously?
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    Default Re: UFC signs Akiyama

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    I also don't know who this is. You knew him before the UFC signed him?
    Not hard to imagine. This is a major signing of a top 10 MW who is very well known in Korea and Japan. All of his 13 professional fights have been on FEG (the biggest promoter of combat sports in Japan) promoted cards. He's a champion judoka and holds 1st round wins in MMA over Denis Kang and Melvin Manhoef. He, Misaki and Okami are the three best Japanese fighters above 170 pounds right now, no question.

    Outside of perhaps a Lawler return, I can't think of another MW I'd rather see the UFC add.

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    Quote Originally Posted by juggo View Post
    Not hard to imagine. This is a major signing of a top 10 MW who is very well known in Korea and Japan. All of his 13 professional fights have been on FEG (the biggest promoter of combat sports in Japan) promoted cards. He's a champion judoka and holds 1st round wins in MMA over Denis Kang and Melvin Manhoef. He, Misaki and Okami are the three best Japanese fighters above 170 pounds right now, no question.

    Outside of perhaps a Lawler return, I can't think of another MW I'd rather see the UFC add.
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    I find it funny that the UFC signs Akiyama after the whole "Vaselinegate" incident... but I'm glad that they are adding more depth to MW, Akiyama is a beast.

    Plus he has one of the best entrances in MMA... I hope he can still it in the UFC


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